People paid more at the gas pump overall in 2012 than any other time in history.
GasBuddy, an organization that analyzes fuel prices nationwide said that people paid $3.63 per gallon on average last year. By contrast, in 2011, gas cost an average of $3.51.
The elevated gas prices recently caught the attention of Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) who joined their colleagues from Washington state and California to demand the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to conduct a refinery-by-refinery investigation.
Read more at the Central Oregonian.